JID’s new album, The Forever Story, is out now on Dreamville and Interscope, and now, practically per week from its launch, he’s dropped the video for its third single, “Kody Blu 31.” A melancholy however encouraging sluggish burner, “Kody Blu 31” options each reflective raps and soulful crooning from the Atlanta native as he particulars fistfights and household losses over a bluesy sax and somber strings.
Within the video, which is directed by Raven “Ravie B” Verona, who has photographed excursions for Beyonce, Jay-Z, Future, and extra, he and his household pack up their home for a transfer, taking a break to share dinner outside and take a household photograph with the assistance of a digicam on a timer. Every of his siblings and their mother every get a portrait as effectively.
The Endlessly Story, which features appearances from 21 Savage, Ari Lennox, Child Tate, Earthgang, Eryn Allen Kane, Johnta Austin, Kenny Mason, Lil Durk, Lil Wayne, Ravyn Lenae, and Yasiin Bey, is an autobiographical look again at JID’s life, from taking part in school soccer to stumbling into rap stardom. It’s additionally already being referred to as an “album of the yr” contender, with tongue-twisting raps and soulful manufacturing setting it in a class to itself amongst up to date rap releases. You’ll be able to take a look at Uproxx’s overview here.
Watch JID’s “Kody Blu 31” video above.